Prevalence of distress, comorbid conditions and well being in the general population.

  title={Prevalence of distress, comorbid conditions and well being in the general population.},
  author={J. G. Wiltink and Manfred E. Beutel and Yvonne Till and Francisco M. Ojeda and Philipp S Wild and Thomas F. M{\"u}nzel and Stefan S Blankenberg and Matthias Michal},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  volume={130 3},
BACKGROUND The purposes of this paper are to determine the prevalence of distress in the community, to identify its determinants and to assess its relationship to somatic conditions and subjective well being. METHODS Distress and associated factors were investigated in a random sample of 5000 participants (35-74 years) of a community-based, prospective, observational cohort study in western Mid-Germany ("Gutenberg Heart Study") between 04/2007 and 10/2008. The sample was stratified 1:1 for… CONTINUE READING
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